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crimea, you invade cancun. russia takes back ukraine, america takes back texas. something to think about. [laughter] the new director of the secret service is here tonight. leadership, secret service agents can longer thatrt with prostitutes are too drunk to make it to the program. [laughter] i am sure she loves that. the director of national intelligence, james clapper, is here. put a face to the mysterious voice clearing its throat on the other end of the phone. that was weird. i have been watching a lot of cable news. i am a big fan of that lesbian on ms nbc. yeah, ms nbc is a confusing place. al sharpton is there skinny guy. [laughter] cnn is desperately searching for something they have been missing for months -- their dignity. totally. [laughter] this point, cnn is like the radio shack in a strip mall. you don't know how it stayed in business as long. they just fired piers morgan. [laughter] [applause] thank you. ratedws is the highest network and cable news. [applause] it is all thanks to their key , the old people that have tuned into fox news and have not yet been discovered. bi
and in russia, czars, england, the navy the ruble waves, that we were not the superpower, we are very isolationist from world war i. world war ii changes everything. you cannot put your finger on any part of american culture, society, silence, politics, everything changes. we reject the lead of nations. we pass into the 1930s which prohibited american troops leaving u.s. oil and that was the world in which we operated. we give rise to the america first movement after the nazi invasion of poland in september 1949 which if we didn't respond to. december 7th and eighth is the one time in the history of the united states, we can ourselves we are united as a citizenry. we have never been united. we have always been divided. in the american revolution there was a lot of tory sympathizers in the united states. benjamin franklin's son was imprisoned as a tory sympathizer during the revolutionary war. we were not united during the war of 1812. the civil war was about the divisions in this country. spanish-american war again. even our entry into world war ii congress debated for many days and e
people were hurt yesterday. russia's president vladimir putin is blaming the surge in violence on ukraine and the west as well. it's putting new pressure on the white house to find a way to force russia to withdraw. nbc's kristen welker is live for us at the white house with more this afternoon. kristen, first of all, what are president obama's options here? >> well, he doesn't have a whole lot of options, craig. the president has been quite clear that a military option is off the table. so right now the u.s. and its european partners are focusing on sanctions. they have so far implemented several rounds of sanctions, which have largely been targeted at individuals. on friday, president obama met with german chancellor angela merkel here at the white house, and the two made a pretty big announcement, which is that they had agreed to move forward with sectorial sanctions, if the crisis in ukraine worsens after the may 25th election. so i don't anticipate that we'll see any new sanctions prior to that. then a final decision will be based on what is actually happening in ukraine. this is sig
positive. meaning freedom and all these things but democracy within russia and elsewhere doesn't necessarily manifest in more liberty or individual liberty. so what was the original question? >> host: what does the constitution say about democracy? >> guest: the constitution says nothing. >> host: people across the political spectrum? >> guest: you would be surprised how many people think one person should be running something. an example here, a lot of people want people and the federal reserve to open up and participate, but imagine having everyone talking about the federal reserve when even the fed governor probably doesn't understand why things are happening. sometimes we have to say people know more about something and we have to allow them to run whatever institution we are talking about. >> host: what about religion? >> guest: >> host: we're talking with david harsanyi, his most recent book "the people have spoken (and they are wrong," the case against democracy. david harsanyi is also the author of the nanny state. thank you for your time. >> a quick peek at upcoming bo
, obviously, the fear among the west and certainly a lot of folks in ukraine, is that that answer for russia could come in the form of those 40,000 russian troops that have been on the ukrainian russian border going through military drills that president putin would finally give them the order to invade ukraine here. there's been talk of sending them in as peace keepers, also simply as an invasion force. >> thank you so much for that update. as the tensions continue. now, back in this country, and a story that has the white house playing defense this week with news that john boehner is appointing a special committeeg attack. this coming on the same day when darrell issa issued a subpoena to john kerry. we have more on what that may mean as this investigation gains new momentum. >> with john boehner announcing a special committee to investigate and a key panel -- john kerry to testify, the benghazi investigation is gaining steam. top republicans say those e-mails should have been released to congress months ago and boehner indicated that changed his mind about forming this committee. one repu
. >>> developing now, new and deadly battles in ukraine and the u.s. delivers another warning to russia. a live report ahead. >>> the woman at the center of the donald sterling debacle now says he is not a racist. the role she's playing in his life today. >>> what led to one woman's gutt feeling that in the end prevented a teen's potential gun mele and massacre. the backstory behind her 911 call. >>> it's called the most exciting two minutes in sports. the kentucky derby. dylan dreyer reports on america's biggest horse race set to run in just hours.
of unilateral energy supplies and gas delivery from russia. the transatlantic mentorship also offers great opportunities. we are duty bound to make global financial systems more resilient particularly in the g 20. we have made great headway. there are a number of areas where we still have considerable need for further reform. i am much interested in seeing regulation, bout on the shadow banking sector. we need to also do more on regulations where we see to it that any financial institution that gets into difficulties and irrespective of its size can actually be [inaudible] without taxpayer money. you have made enormous strides here and we have made some progress. this needs to be continued. all of these foreign and security policy challenges can only be mastered if we act together. the transatlantic partnership is and remains also in future the crucial key to peace, freedom, security, and prosperity for all of us. it is particularly in this year, 2014, that we are more than aware of this fact. 100 years after the beginning of the first world war, 75 years after the beginning of the second
in this morning's fighting, both pilots were killed. russia says ukraine's government will be held responsible for today's attacks. >> president obama is discussing ukraine this morning with a key u.s. ally german chancellor ainge la america angela merkel is visiting the white house. merkel is under pressure at home from german strips thatindustries that don't want to lose russia's business. >> now to the controversy over donald sterling. leon jenkins resigned last night after facing backlash. he chose sterling to receive a lifetime achievement award this month. >> that offer was withdrawn after sterling's racial remarks became public. and as we report sterling's health is suddenly an issue. >> reporter: just before the end of thursday night's playoff game, espn.com reported that disgraced clippers owner donald sterling is battling cancer. the news came as a surprise to clippers' coach doc rivers. >> didn't know it until just now. i don't have a reaction to that. i hope it's not true. >> my thoughts and prayers are with him. nobody deserves to go through something like that.
. >> and that puts chancellor merk merkelle in a tough spot as she goes to the russia to visit with pew tipp. she speaks russian, and he speaks german, so they will have no confusion. her visit may have a key role in what happens next in ukraine. and dan coats, senator from indiana is joining me now, and i know that you had dinner with the chancellor last night, and look, the president made it clear to me in a question that i gave him over the weekend in asia that the u.s. was not going to go it alone on the sectorial sanctions and that means that the person ratcheting it up is angela merkel and where is she? >> well, she is clearly the spokesperson and the leader of the european nations, and in the best positions to deal with vladimir putin. i highly respect her and her leadership, but we need to speak with one voice, the u.s., and the european naxs in getting russia's attention, and we talked about the lack of ability to have the current sanctions to move the ball. >> and does she acknowledge that the sanctions are not working? >> yes, it is clear that we have not changed putin's calculations i
, it is no surprise they are opposing sanctions against russia. the german corporate lobby is very strong. it is a very strong economic relationship between germany and russia. including former german chancellor, who is making a lot of money helping natural gas flow from russia to germany. no surprise. angela merkel is under pressure. host: one of the fundamental flaws of sanctions as a foreign-policy tool? guest: it is limited and a blunt instrument but also there is no other choice. not a lot of other alternatives. politics are flawed, too. germany is russia's's largest trading partner in the eu. they have more economic interest in the u.s. and its owing to be hard to pressure russia and a major way unless the europeans are willing to play. host: let me share what jack lew told members of congress when it came to sanctions and at russia and the wealthy individuals linked to president putin. [video clip] >> if you look at the impact on russia's economy, it is misleading to look at what happens day by day. you have to look over the period of time since russia went into crimea and since we
's happening with the ukraine and in russia and in europe just recently. so you know, the issue of freedom and private enterprise and opportunity and education and energy self-sufficientry are goals that -- i mean, we pressure here. and it is possible for the rest of the world and our allies around the world. but what signal does it send if america is not willing to do its part when it comes to production right here in america and transporting oil and fall gas and other emerging fuels, alternative fuels, alternative sources of electricity, when we're not doing our very best? so i know that it's contentious but i wanted to come to the floor to talk, senator hoeven i think gave a excellent defense of why the keystone pipeline is important. but i would just want to underscore in terms of jobs and the economy, but i just want to underscore the process, because there are a lot of democrats and others in my caucus, friends and colleagues that have said, well, you know, has the process been complete, has the process been thorough? i just want to review for the record a couple of very interesting
with the international monetary fund's christine lagarde. and $17 billion loan package. can will powers loosen russia's type grip around ukraine. >> hopefully other countries as well that will rally to help and support the ukrainian authorities restore the economic situation. >>> retrial, republican lawmakers reopen the benghazi files after a conservative watch dog group obtains a memo. why wasn't that memo included in the previous white house document dump? >> the military, the cia, the cia station chief, the state department, all of them, the facts, mr. chairman, the facts do not point to a video. that only comes from the white house. what was going on in the room, general? our people are under attack. there are people dying. what is the military doing? >> last words. 55 days after malaysia airlines flight 370 disappeared families are hearing for first time what could be the final transmissions from the
% aimed at russia. all the other participants in this program are the very countries that russia threatens right now. particularly ukraine which is the second largest participant. i think it would be a really bad signal for this country to actually cut programs that are supportive of democracy in the areas immediately around russia. frankly i think more or less plays into putin's hand. beyond that we have a unique institution, unique arrangement and unique person heading it at the library of congress, who is probably the country's -- is the country's, probably the world's foremost expert on russian history and culture and literature. this has been well placed as long as he's been the librarian and well used. again i appreciate my friend's motives, but i would urge the rejection of the amendment. with that i would like to yield the remainder of the time that i have to my good friend, the gentleman from virginia. the chair: the gentleman from virginia is recognized. >> coy not agree mr. moran: i cannot agree more with my friend from oklahoma, the chair of this subcommittee. and the idea that
control much of eastern ukraine. and if there's any doubt mr. putin wants to return russia to its cold war grandeur, take a look at what happened at red square today. 100,000 people gathered for a massive may day rally. we haven't seen anything like this since the communist soviet union dissolved. cnn's matthew chance was there. >> reporter: well, the russian authorities say this is not meant to be any kind of soviet revival, but for the first time since 1991, tens of thousands of russians are parading through red square to commemorate may day. now, officially, this has been organized by russia's unions. the people here are students. they're factory workers. they're doctors and teachers. but it comes amid a growing sense of national pride in russia, particularly in the face of international sanctions and the events in yeah crane. ukraine. >> translator: well, maybe the young generation doesn't have the same pride that existed in soviet times, but we're trying to rebuild our traditions. >> reporter: given the tensions between russia and the west at the moment, are you concerned that the cou
at the ethnic minty that says the government limits their religion and culture. >> russia's military attache detained in kiev as a spy for moscow. the government is helpless against militias taking away government buildings. the military is on full alert for a possible russian invasion. we are in donetsk, eastern ukraine. what can you tell us about the expulsion of this military attache? >> we don't have much details except for what the interim government said in kiev, that he had gone beyond his mandate as a diplomat in this country and carried out duties that looked more like espionage rather than diplomacy. he has been expelled but no deadline given to leave the country. we don't knee if he is still here or actually left. nor have we heard comments from moscow. >> officials said they believe some of the militants in the east are being coordinated and funded by moscow he. are you seeing changes on the ground where you are in donetsk that would suggest a full scale invasion by russian forces is possible or imminent? >> well, the changes we're seeing on the ground are that more and more buil
-- that russia has taken kiev for sea power - natural resources of the sea. as an american, what are we lacking in terms of natural resources? guest: i don't understand the premise of the question. as far as natural resources, the united states is not lacking anything. we have the potential to almost be self-sufficient in resources. the economy is growing today primarily because of energy development on state and private lands. if we were to actually use energy resources on public lands, we could sustain that growth and not have a roller coaster of boom and bust. we have the resources in the united states. areust need to make sure we developing those resources in every form, not just carbon-based fuels. host: here are a couple of tweets -- guest: amen. and there are some perfect examples. we have an area outside of utah which was blm land that they did easter break,one and almost broke into her right down a. finally, they contracted with the county to manage that area in the county now manages it and maximize profit and is one of the premier recreation areas we have in the state of utah if not
tensions in ukraine threatening to come to a boil. russia's calling on kiev to halt militaryistic statements after ukraine's acting president declared his country's military was put on full combat readiness. ukraine's leader making a stunning acknowledgement wednesday saying pro-russian militants have taken control of much of the eastern chunk of ukraine. >>> in virginia, federal investigators are raising to find out what caused a train to jump its track in downtown lynchburg. several cars burst into flames. thousands of gallons of crude oil were dumped into the james river. clean-up crew rsz scrambling to contain the damage. some 50,000 gallons of oil are unaccounted for. thankfully no injuries were reported, but the incident has safety experts calling for greater oversight. >>> flight departures expected to be back to normal this morning. out west after a technical glitch for several airport toss ground the airplanes. f,aa sayses there was a malfunction at a radar center north of los angeles. it afri affected los angeles, phoenix, and salt lake city. no word of what it caused th
't just drop in after 50 years. it was different then. but i have to go to japan. south korea. russia, china. we have to do this together. it will take 12 days. i only have six weeks left. it is the only time i ever saw arafat cry. he said oh, no, you can't do that. i said i have to make it look like i forced you to. it is very different in private. i didn't go. i said, we are giving up an opportunity to make the world a safer place. if you are not going to do this, just tell me. he went through this whole deal about how it would be 10 years again. he told two different arab leaders he was going to take the deal. the details had to be filled in. on january 7, i went to the israel policy forum and went public with this whole thing. i just had a couple of weeks. we really had until the middle of february when the israeli election was going to occur. under the agreement, israel had to ratify the peace agreement. because of the intifada, which started when ariel sharon went to the temple mount for the first time since 1967, which i begged arafat not to start, ehud barak was down 38%. they
to the country's eastern border with russia. ukraine's acting president now says all his government can do is try to contain this violence, because in his words, police and security forces are helpless to stop it. senior international correspondent nick paton walsh is live for us this morning in slovyansk, ukraine. nick, the admission from the president seems to counter everything he's been saying for weeks about stopping these militants. >> reporter: well, to a degree, it's been admission of the reality on the ground that we've been seeing here. the ukrainian security forces have for over a week now said their anti-terror operation is under way here, but we've seen no real sign of it actually on the ground here, and the key question is do they actually have the will to complete what they've been set as a task? there's a checkpoint near where i'm standing, yesterday where for the second time in a week, ukrainian armored personnel carriers advanced in the morning but turned around with an exchange of fire. we don't know why. whether they were worried about casualties or perhaps a russian military
-russian separatists now essentially control who regions close to the eastern border with russia. ukraine's acting president now says all his government can do is try to contain the violence, because in his words, police and security forces are helpless to stop it. he says there's nothing they can do at this point. senior international correspondent nick paton walsh is live in slovyansk, ukraine. nick, i've got to say, this admission from the president makes it seem like a lot of the efforts going on, both by the united states and elsewhere at this point, are just completely futile. >> reporter: it's almost bizarre to hear the acting president of the country, ahead of the presidential elections, say there's nothing they can do to stop what's happening here in eastern ukraine, and i think there are perhaps two reasons behind that. one is to put blame on the security forces here, who he also in the same statement said weren't doing their job properly, were out of his control. that's effectively saying they've chosen to switch sides, perhaps, or are unwilling to shoot against some of the local reside
a message to russia. we have more from eastern ukraine. >> firmly in the hans of the pro russian protesters who now occupy the police, security and regional government buildings, an embarrassment for the interim government who has been promis promising to strike back with a terror company that never really happened. now he points a finger at its own police forces. >> security service in these regions, first of all in the regions unable to fulfill it's duties to protect it's citizens. they are hopeless in these issues. furthermore some of these you wants assessed or are in cooperation with terrorist groups. >> reporter: the interim government's failure to retake buildings seems to only embolden pro russian militants. for many here the defense units. >> it's clear that these are organized people and organized groups they gather people and these buildings are just handed to them. >> reporter: police have been unable or unwilling to stop them. they're often seen standing around the barricades while protesters vow to bring down the government they belong to. some have lamented that kiev is not p
in north america, though 25% of our business is outside north america, europe, russia. >> and there are listed companies in the s&p 500, you know, are headquartered overseas and have roughly the proportion of business you guys do and they are getting a better rate than you are. >> sure. well, look, we -- we look at all the options all the time. we've talked about that with our board. you know, we're focused on what we can do right now. we wouldn't have that opportunity to exist today. how can we improve earnings and cash flow with the portfolio that we have? >> john faraci, chairman and ceo of international paper. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> yeah. on a nice beat relative to the street today for their earnings. he tied for third place on cnbc's list of the 25 most influential people in business over the last 25 years, so what does former fed chair alan greenspan say his greatest achievement is, and what's his greatest regret from his time at the fed? he'll join us next in an exclusive interview. >> and is the market really rigged, as author michael lewis claimed in h
of the middle east. as china, russia, iran, and north korea push for more advanced launch vehicles, the construction of an east coast site will dramatically improve the ability of our military to intercepted incoming threats by increasing the ability to engage and defeat those threats. with the 2009 cancellation of the missile defense site in poland, coupled with an increased threat environment, it's imperative that we continue to act to protect the homeland from the long range ballistic missile threat. i thank you for your consideration to this amendment. i want to again thank chairman culberson for his commitment. i yield back. the chair: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from texas, for what purpose. mr. culberson: move to strike the last word. the chair: is recognized for five minutes. mr. culberson: i rise in strong support of this amendment and i thank my colleague from georgia and working with us on making sure we get this done. we are long overdue for any ballistic missile site on the continental united states here on the east coast in particular. my good friend from
there is no way to stop the unrest in two eastern regions bordering russia. he says police and security pless," and are in some cases cooperating with pro-russian government who have seized buildings and taking people hostage. vice president joe biden reassure the prime minister of ofvia that in the face russian assertiveness in ukraine the united states is committed to the collective defense of nato allies. mr. biden met with latvian prime minister at the white house yesterday and today the vice president speaks at the atlantic council on the situation in ukraine. here the remarks later today on c-span radio. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. everybody says how do you think these women came from such a very low part of the world? so victorian era is stratified. there was the very rich and the middle class and then the real robber baron achievers. the life and times of these women is the most buccaneer time you can think of. after the civil war. finances were becoming major, yet rockefeller, jim fest, all of the robber barons were making a lot of money. i think it was e
of motherhood as she set out to adopt a daughter from russia. but soon thereafter, our next guest discovered her daughter, julia, suffered from rad, reactive attachment disorder. it's a condition that affects thousands of orphans all across the globe due to abeen donement and neglect, among other things. that mom now sharing her story of her family and their ups and downs in the new book "rescuing julia twice." tina joins us live. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> you rescued her twice. the first time was? >> eight months old, siberian orphanage. got her on valentine's day, middle of the winters in siberia. and she was a beautiful baby. >> and you rescued her the second time when you realized something is the matters with my child and i got to figure out what it is. >> that's right. that's right. more importantly was we rescued her from herself. we rescued her from a dark place, a place where she was incapable of bonding and attaching and feeling the benefit of love. >> that's referred to as rad. >> it's a condition that is typically affiliated with children who have been neglected or abu
polled by u.s.a. today said, sanction russia but don't arm ukraine. >> guest: i disagree. satisfactions will never work but a we'll never have a unified regime of sanctions that doesn't hurt. you need sanctions in an -- in types of countries that can't bite back. the sanctions work go in north korea. potentially iran. much more difficult in a -- against economy as large as russia where there's so many inner dependencies. nobody is calling for u.s. or nato come bad troops on the ground to engage, but we're talking about providing defensive weaponry, antitank weapons, to change's putin's cal can includes, that he doesn't mass a full-fledge invasion. give the ukrainian people a chance to stabilize their government, stabilize their country. >> host: i also want to ask you about what secretary of state john kerry says about the middle east peace progress. your colleague, senator ted cruz, said that kerry should step down for saying that israel risks an apartheid state. >> guest: the comment was obvious unfortunate is probably the best word to put on it. what it also does, basically betrays a
the iroquois would appear that is to think that advocated violence against russia. it limited to bake anything when the person actually said that it was good. on on. they know it. if you don't have that be the divisional court in the space of five billion dollars invested in ukraine is this angle makes it sound as if our people that amount out of thin air. here is the assistant secretary of state for european and eurasian affairs victoria nolan investing in a nine billion dollars to assist ukrainian using articles that will ensure a secure and prosperous and democratic and it's certain that court he refers to any ukrainian up close to russia's actions as a this is simply not true here's just one example of that was the worst bit of reporters make on the ground when covering the events that the wait. i mean. i made. he said. that confrontation came in the top two thousand and eight contestants. nicknamed the credit commitments dollar was art. all we are there this department uses art to making false claims when fact checking is not their strong to remember remember the story with the flyers be
trip to asia. he took on his critics over hotspots like russia and syria, while saying his cautious avoids mistakes. what you think of his administration's foreign-policy today? you can also send us a tweet. comments on facebook and e-mail. we will get your thoughts in just a minute. " pieceshington post starts off by saying this. here's what the president had to say. >> typically, criticism of our foreign-policy has been directed at the failure to use military force. the question i think i would have is, why is it that everybody is so eager to use military force? after we have just gone through a decade of war at enormous troops and to our budget? exactly that these critics think would have been accomplished? my job as commander-in-chief is to deploy military force as a last resort, and to deploy it wisely. frankly, most of the foreign-policy commentator set ed our policies would go headlong into a bunch of military adventures at the american people have no interest in participating in and would not advance our core security interests. if you look at syria, for example, our interes
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to europe were up 15% last year. russia's top natural gas producer says any expansion of western bank sanctions could lead to adverse consequences and shares in the company. the kremlin meanwhile denounced a decision by the eu and u.s. to ramp up sanctions. seven individuals targeted by the white house. 17 companies have also been hit. and within the last hour, the eu has followed the states and expanded its black list of sanctions against high-profile russians. the eu is also targeting the deputy prime minister. william hague said the western had no option than to introduce these wider sanctions. >> increasing the scope of the sanctions placed on russia is the right response for the failure to implement the geneva agreement. in the last two hours, the united states has announced it is imposing sanctions on seven further russian government officials, including two members of president putin's inner circle. sanctions on 17 companies also linked to putin's inner circle and additional restrictions on 13 of those companies. >> joining us with their thoughts, joseph dire, and lankton. welc
in america are starting? the role for congress to turn the back for america. incursion,r russia's in nation, depending on who you ask, they tried to guarantee more loans to the country. there were some people who said that this is not a good idea, we are not going to get this money back, and tried to tap into that populist frustration across the country. rand paul is one of those people. he is positioning himself as the menu doesn't want to give american money away abroad. that it makes you an isolationist amanda does put him out of the mainstream of what the parties doing. guest: it's an interesting point that the caller raises. both congress and the white house avenue 2 jobs in terms of domestic policy and foreign policy, and the white house would certainly argue that it is very important that ukraine feel the support of the united states both in terms of the loan guarantee but also just support dealinge of the u.s. with the challenges that russia is creating. the questions about if congress to move quickly on that but not on employment insurance or these other issues are fair questions.
about the problem with the communist nation of russia which has illegally seized crimea and is now making incursions into the eastern area of ukraine? i just returned from a trip, mr. speaker, on sunday, visiting some former soviet block nations, to talk about their response to the aggressive, illegal actions of russia and what's happening, to reset the table in the former soviet block nations. these are nations that are very worried about what they're seeing. they're worried because they understand that you can trust a communist to be a communist and their actions today are a mere image of what their action were formerly. russia recognizes if no one pushes back, they will continue to salivate over more lands and more influence and seek to dominate more people. russia's responsible for enslaving millions of people. in fact, they even murdered tens of millions of their own people under stalin. this is the regime that needs to be washed. and unfortunately under our previous secretary of state, hillary clinton, she gave, in my opinion unwisely, the reset button to the former soviet --
their defense capability. president obama also announced new sanctions against russia because of the continuing crisis in ukraine. >> these sanctions represent the next stage in a calibrated effort to change russia's behavior. we don't yet know whether it will work. >> now, just a couple of hours ago, the white house released information on these actions which include, sanctions on seven russian government officials and freezing the assets of 17 russian companies. >>> new information about the deadly ferry boat tragedy in south korea. now we're learning that three members of a shipping industry trade group may have destroyed evidence connecting it to the company that operates the ferry. those people have now been arrested. this is also new video showing the ship's captaining being rescued on the first day of the disaster. a kawg officer did not know at -- coast guard officer did not know it was the captain he was rescuing. >>> this video shows some of the searchers ears underway search for that ferry that sank. so far, 188 bodies have been recovered. 114 are still missing. >>> south korea's pri
advocating that we begin hitting a breeze within russia to further destabilize the economy. their goal, russia's goal, inside the ukraine, is to destabilize the country and delegitimize elections that taking place on may 25. over time, he can achieve his goals without actually sending troops in. he has little green men, black , fomenting inside ukraine. people are not yet with putin. it is amazing. the only information that people are getting is from russia. it is only russian speaking news that is occurring. over time, continuing to do it is doing, he can do without actually sending people in. again, i think we need to put sectoral sanctions in place. i think we need to move those troops away from the border am a change behavior, and i am very concerned that as we have seen from this administration and some a tough issues, their policy is always late. after the point in time and we could've made a difference in the outcomes. senator bob corker speaking over the weekend. says the united states will levy new sanctions monday on russian individuals and companies in retaliation for moscow
. iranian officials pressing their case in front of a un committee that includes cuba, china, and russia. joining us now fox news contributor john bolton. good to have you here. press as they will, you know, it's kind ofr hard to get to the united nations without being on u.s. territory. so i can't wait to hear from this committee. how about you? >> right. well, i think this committee which is the committee on relations with the host country namely us is going to punt on this. i think iran took the matter there. i think they wanted to pound their trust. i don't think the obama administration has necessarily denied the visa request. i think they may just not act on it one way or the other. that way they can say to iran it's not us. >> are you suggesting the obama mrs is voting present on the issue? >> i would be the last person to suggest that, lou. absolutely not. look, iran. this is a win/win for iran. they're going to come back to obama saying you owe one on the nuclear demonstration and the administration will give them something. >> let's turn to yemen. the 65 al qaeda terrorists on
on modern russian and u.s.-russian relations. in light of the current conflict between russia and ukraine and the u.s. involvement in the situation, but tv presents portions of author talks on russian leadership in foreign relations. in the next hour camillus analyst edward lucas, author of the new cold war, politics professor allen lynch, author of "vladimir putin and rssian statecraft." columnist ilan berman, author of "implosion: the end of russia and what it means for america" and government in foreign service professor, angela stent, author of "the limits of partnership: u.s.-russian relations in the twenty-first century." we begin with edward lucas, author of the new cold war: putin's russia and the threat to the u.s. before moscow bureau chief economist presents his thoughts on russia's influence in former soviet republics and the importance of ukraine entrance into the european union. >> russia is not in numbers day. we talked seriously with the russians about north korea. we sometimes talk with the russians about iran. it true. russia is engaged. but the two reasons to be worried
on what's happening between ukraine and russia this morning. >>> also if you're looking for some cheap eats around the bay area, abbie from yelp will join us to explain where you can find meals for under $10. >>> we are live at oracle arena. >>> i suspect the nba is going to be deeply concerned in resolving this. >> president obama speaking out this morning about those highly controversial comments that have the clippers doing damage control. what the owner allegedly says that had top nba players demanding action. >>> this is the bay area's news station, kron4 news weekend starts now. >>> a big game today on the court between the golden state warriors and the l.a. clippers but it's off the court that's causing a lot of controversy this morning. some comments made by or alleged to clippers owner donald sterling. mike pelton has the latest on that. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning. you can see oracle arena set and ready to go for the game at 12:30 this afternoon. some of the dance teams are on the court. all the seats covered with these t-shirts that fans will get today but
centuries arguing with russia for a rabbi from the century. so it goes on. so the sense of the contentiousness in this argument is also a wonderful part of the jewish tradition. so what i wanted to do with the project with these things. because i reflected as a child that they are best for the first of churchill sees three, made immediate family would've been destroyed as many of my mother's family, my mother's mother's family were destroyed in vienna and that history has been for the jews. it can't of course actually stop the annihilation of individual masses of bodies, but the jewish tradition, the jewish tradition is about the protection and conservation of our tradition but actually what gives us identity and that's really the most -- that is what this sort of powerful about. so the jewish story is really caused leaving related to survival and endurance. jews have known in the send of what they've experienced to be part of the world's most difficult issues how do peoples of different beliefs share the same living space? gypsies and take your pick of those have suffer
kerry, who again said more sanctions are coming down the pike if russia doesn't change its ways. guest: i think the u.s. government should do what he can within reason to try to deter the russian government -- what it can within reason to try to deter the russian government from interfering in the ukraine. there is an ancient lesson of foreign policy. there is such a thing as the balance of power. for country to maintain its independence, particularly if it is next door to a much more powerful nation, it either needs to muster the power itself to maintain its independence on its own or ally itself with others. ukraine is outside the scope of nato. we talked about poland earlier. poland is not. in the cold war, nato established the balance of power that, for decades, drew the line at the berlin wall. now the line has moved east into eastern europe. i don't think the united states has the means or interest perhaps the means, to use our power to establish a balance of power that protect the sovereignty of the ukraine from russia. ukraine needs to develop an ability to protect its own sove
. >> as the west is preparing new sanctions for russia, the u.s. deployed a 150 troops. they are at the ready in case the violence is spilling beyond the borders. 600 troops from the u.s. are being sent to the region. gunman are proposing a prisoner swap, russianing captured 8 observers yesterdays and accused of spying. we have the latest now. >> on both sides of eastern ukraine, funerals are becoming political events, this time pro russian separatists laying a here row to rest. in the town, killed by the ukraine soldiers two days ago now a martar for the cause. >> ukraine is with russia. >> it is also that the observers being held by the pro russian gunman and saying that to release them is in exchange for the government in kiev that is holding a number of russian activists. >> prisoners are always coins of exchange during a war. it is international practice to swap prisoners. >> as you can see there is no sign that the pro russian groups are giving up the control, the barricades are still up. over here to see the other side of life in the east, because for most of the people things are goin
>>> fresh fears this morning of an imminent invasion of ukraine with allegations that russia violated the country's air space overnight. >> president obama in malaysia this morning. but his visit comes exactly 50 days after flight 370 vanished. >> the nra takes center stage in indianapolis firing back at critics and bringing out the gop's big guns. >>> and get ready to see a lot more of this. the national weather service warning a violent weekend is ahead. >>> take a nice deep breath. i'm victor blackwell. >> we do have breaking news we need to tell you about this hour. the crisis in ukraine, it is intensifying by the hour it seems. the country's prime minister accusi accusing russia of crossing air space multiple time sfwls they are ready to release a round of additional sanctions. we're live in the ukraine with the latest. >> reporter: well, as you're saying, the situation here does grow more tense by the moment. the government in kiev continues to say they are launching what they're calling their anti-terrorism operation. just an indication of how chaotic the situation is,
russia. >>> plus, the path to saint hood. hundreds of thousands flock to roam for the canonization of not one, but two popes. >>> on high alert - weather services warning people of violent storms. [ singing ] >>> and shakespeare at 450 years old. we honour the most recognised playwright in history. >>> good morning to you. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford live in new york city. the rhetoric in the ukrainian crisis stepped up a notch with bold declarations made by kiev lawmakers. the ukrainian prime minister accused moscow of wanting to start world war iii echoed by the deputy foreign minister at the united nations. >> do you fear that the russians are on the verge of an invasion? >> yes, we have the information that we are in danger. that's why we call upon russian authorities to explain for what reasons they keep so many troops along our borders. >>> but those allegations have done little to slow down russian military drills along the border, prompting u.s. and e.u. officials to impose more sanctions against moscow. mike vick aira is travelling with president obam
with russia. gym -- jimmy fall lon, take a look. >> i know you read it three days ago. >> you smother me. >> the comedy doesn't stop there. you remember when putin answered this question last week? >> would obama save you if you were drowning? >> i think obama is a krajous and good person, for sure he would save me. >> president obama also answered that question today. >> i absolutely would save mr. putin if he were drowning. i would like to think that if anybody is out there drowning, i'm going to save them. i used to be a pretty good swimmer. i group -- i grew up in hawaii. >> unfortunately what's happening in ukraine isn't a joke but our foreign policy seemed to be sounding like one. doesn't our president have more important questions to answer than whether he would save a drowning putin? >> what do we do at this point? we have to play to our strengths. we got to realize that elections have consequences. we have a cool president but this is what you get when you pit ferris buler against dr. no. we've got to drill, frack, and export. you got to magnify. just for fun, let's go in there
to start world war iii and russia refuses to back up from the border. here's jonathan karl. he asked president obama if america's economic pressure is working. john? >> reporter: good evening, diane. president obama told me bluntly today that "president putin is not a stupid man" and that sanctions are hurting russia and putin knows it. this is getting personal. i asked the president about putin's recent response to a question about whether he thought obama would save him if he were drowning. president putin was asked that if he were drowning, would you save him? and said he thought you would save him. so i'm just wondering, was he correct on that? >> i absolutely would save mr. putin if he were drowning. i'd like to think that if anybody is out there drowning, i'm going to save him. >> reporter: president obama hasn't spoken to putin in over a week, but he did speak to european leaders last night about another round of sanctions, and we're told they are coming in soon, probably before the president returns to washington next week. diane? >> jonathan karl traveling with the president
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